Twitter allows account advocating murder of Trump, Pence

Twitter double standardAs of this writing, Twitter is allowing an account that appears dedicated to the murder of President Trump and Vice President Pence.  The account, which can be seen here, at least for now, features what looks to be a doctored photo of Trump laying on the ground with a bullet hole in his head.


The account hasn’t put out many tweets, but here’s one from late February:


A bit later, the account tweeted:


We captured the tweets in a screenshot in case the account goes away:


In early March, the account posted:


Note the hashtag “#AssassinateTrump.”  Sounds pretty explicit…

The same day, this was posted:


One person noted


Another added:

The account later threatened:


And added:


One person said:


A post at the Gateway Pundit noted:

Twitter keeps making announcements regarding new policies and standards to make Twitter a better and safer online environment yet when it comes to accounts calling for the assassination of President Trump and Vice President Pence, Twitter allows the accounts to stand for over one week and counting.

Amazing how that works, isn’t it?

Kristinn Taylor said the Secret Service has been made aware of the account and is investigating.


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Joe Newby

A 10-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Joe ran for a city council position in Riverside, Calif., in 1991 and managed successful campaigns for the Idaho state legislature. Co-author of "Banned: How Facebook enables militant Islamic jihad," Joe wrote for Examiner.com from 2010 until it closed in 2016 and his work has been published at Newsbusters, Spokane Faith and Values and other sites. He now runs the Conservative Firing Line.

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